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Custom Waistcoats

Go beyond our core offer and create your very own custom waistcoat style.
Starting from one of our two base designs, you can edit the design, materials, and size of the waistcoats to your perfection.

Available Custom Made (custom design and materials) or Made to Measure (custom design, materials, and sizing).

Prices : Custom Made - £175 | Made to Measure - £200
Lead Times: Custom Made - 3-4 Weeks | Made to Measure - 3-4 Weeks

Custom Waistcoats | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear
Custom Waistcoats | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear
Custom Waistcoats | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear
Custom Waistcoats | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear

Base Waistcoat Designs

Our waistcoats are hand-crafted by Giovanna, a skilled tailor who has been a part of our family workshop in Como for many years.

We feature two core waistcoat designs: W.01W.02

W.01 Classic Waistcoat | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear

W.01 Classic Waistcoat


  • Our base design W.01 is the classic waistcoat. A staple in gents' closets for centuries, this simple and trusted design is ideal for layering in a multitude of outfits. Available with or without lapel. Read all about the specs of our core classic waistcoat design.

    With our Custom Made and Made to Measure services you can use our design W.01 as the starting point to create your new favorite waistcoat with no compromises.

    Explore the design, materials, and size tabs for all the custom options available for W.01.

    Looking for inspiration? Browse all core classic waistcoat styles for a taste of our artisans’ craftsmanship. Our core collection is available Ready to Wear (limited) or Made to Order (always).

  • When ordering a Custom Made or Made to Measure waistcoat W.01, you can change the following design elements:

    - Lapel (none or notch)
    - Front closure (4 buttons low V or 5 buttons high V)
    - Body pockets (welt, patch, or none)
    - Chest pocket (welt, patch, jetted, or none)
    - Back adjustor (single, double, or none)
    * Multiple design elements are featured in the core collection.

  • When ordering a Custom Made or Made to Measure waistcoat W.01, you get to pick the following materials:

    - Fabric (front & back). From our stunning range of more than 300 tailoring fabrics in an ever-growing mix of colours, compositions, weights, weaves, and patterns. Our selection covers all uses and seasons and includes woolen and worsted wools, tweeds, flannels, cashmeres, linens, cottons, and corduroys. Most of our fabrics are limited quantity end of roll fabrics sourced from leading Italian mills including V.B.C., Reda, Loro Piana, Zegna, and Solbiati. We also explore outside of the Italian borders and feature fabrics from stock supported ranges at Moon and Brisbane Moss in England and Magee in Ireland. We also have access to numerous tailoring bunches from world renowned Italian mills and merchants such as Caccioppoli, Zegna, Piacenza, Solbiati, Reda and Drago. *Please note there is a potential surcharge from £50 for tailoring bunches.

    - Lining. From our curation of 100% cupro solid, 100% viscose patterned, or 100% cotton patterned linings.

    - Buttons. From our choice of corozo, mother of pearl, or polyester buttons.

  • Custom Made waistcoats W.01 are based on a core size with adjustments to back length available free of charge. See our size guide for W.01.

    When ordering a Made to Measure classic waistcoat W.01, these are the measurements that can be adjusted using any of our core sizes as the starting point:

    - Body length*
    - Shoulder width
    - Back width
    - Chest width
    - Waist width
    - Hips width
    - Button stance
    - Armhole depth
    * Indicates measurement that can be adjusted also with our Custom Made service (free of charge).

Blue Pin Striped Wool Classic Waistcoat | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear
Blue Pin Striped Wool Classic Waistcoat | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear
Taupe Donegal Wool Classic Waistcoat | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear
Taupe Donegal Wool Classic Waistcoat | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear
W.02 Mandarin Waistcoat | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear

W.02 Mandarin Waistcoat


  • Our base design W.02 is one of our originals: the mandarin waistcoat. This smart and versatile design comes with different styles of pockets and can easily be layered or worn as an outer layer when it’s too warm for a jacket. Read all about the specs of our core mandarin waistcoat design.

    With our Custom Made and Made to Measure services you can use our design W.02 as the starting point to create your new favorite waistcoat with no compromises.

    Explore the design, materials, and size tabs for all the custom options available for W.02.

    Looking for inspiration? Browse all core mandarin waistcoat styles for a taste of our artisans’ craftsmanship. Our core collection is available Ready to Wear (limited) or Made to Order (always).

  • When ordering a Custom Made or Made to Measure waistcoat W.02, you can change the following design elements:

    - Front closure (3 buttons or 4 buttons)
    - Body pockets (welt, patch, patch with flap, jetted, or none)
    - Chest pocket (welt, patch, or none)
    - Back adjustor (single, double, or none)
    * Multiple design elements are featured in the core collection.

  • When ordering a Custom Made or Made to Measure waistcoat W.02, you get to pick the following materials:

    - Fabric (front & back). From our stunning range of more than 300 tailoring fabrics in an ever-growing mix of colours, compositions, weights, weaves, and patterns. Our selection covers all uses and seasons and includes woolen and worsted wools, tweeds, flannels, cashmeres, linens, cottons, and corduroys. Most of our fabrics are limited quantity end of roll fabrics sourced from leading Italian mills including V.B.C., Reda, Loro Piana, Zegna, and Solbiati. We also explore outside of the Italian borders and feature fabrics from stock supported ranges at Moon and Brisbane Moss in England and Magee in Ireland. We also have access to numerous tailoring bunches from world renowned Italian mills and merchants such as Caccioppoli, Zegna, Piacenza, Solbiati, Reda and Drago. *Please note there is a potential surcharge from £50 for tailoring bunches.

    - Lining. From our curation of 100% cupro solid, 100% viscose patterned, or 100% cotton patterned linings.

    - Buttons. From our choice of corozo, mother of pearl, or polyester buttons.

  • Custom Made waistcoats W.02 are based on a core size with adjustments to back length available free of charge. See our size guide for W.02.

    When ordering a Made to Measure mandarin waistcoat W.02, these are the measurements that can be adjusted using any of our core sizes as the starting point:

    - Body length*
    - Shoulder width
    - Back width
    - Chest width
    - Waist width
    - Hips width
    - Button stance
    - Armhole depth
    * Indicates measurement that can be adjusted also with our Custom Made service (free of charge).

Green Wool Mandarin Waistcoat | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear
Teal Herringbone Mandarin Waistcoat | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear
Rust Herringbone Mandarin Waistcoat | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear
Brown Wool Mandarin Waistcoat | 40 Colori Made in Italy Menswear

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Interested in ordering a Custom Made or Made to Measure garment or accessory? Have questions about our custom services? Fill out this contact form with your queries and we will get back to you in 24 to 48 hours.

WORK TRIP SHOP CLOSURE

We will be closing the shop from Friday the 23rd until Monday the 26th for a short work trip.

We will be open again on Tuesday February the 27th from 11:00 as usual. All online orders will be shipped out on or after the 27th.

Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. Please email us at info@40colori if you have any questions or would like to book an appointment following our
return!

Grazie Mille,
The 40 Colori Team